A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 119 km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (74 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 14:49:54 / June 26, 2017 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:49:54 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 153.6349° East, -5.3646° South, depth 37.36 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.36 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100096fq. Ids that are associated to the event: us100096fq.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea.
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